Category Archives: NSS Website Updates

Posts about new content additions to the NSS web site.

ISDC 2011 Video Presentation – Paul Spudis

Dr. Paul Spudis: Cislunar Space – The Next Frontier. Dr. Spudis, of the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Huston, was presented the 2011 NSS Space Pioneer Award for Scientific and Engineering Paper for his paper on “Mission and Implementation of … Continue reading

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New International Law Textbook Discusses Lunar Real Estate

A new international law textbook contains an article on “Space Settlements, Property Rights, and International Law: Could a Lunar Settlement Claim the Lunar Real Estate it Needs to Survive?” by Alan Wasser and Douglas Jobes. Wasser, a former CEO of … Continue reading

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New Coalition for Space Exploration PSA Video

The Coalition for Space Exploration, of which the National Space Society is a member, has produced another in its series of short public service announcement videos intended to provide some answers to the question “Why spend money on space when … Continue reading

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NSS Board Members Speak Their Minds

Several NSS Board members were “caught” on camera at the recent International Space Development Conference, speaking about how they got interested in NSS, the importance of space, and related topics. These short videos have been added to the Board biography … Continue reading

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Defending Planet Earth: National Research Council Final Report

The latest addition to the NSS website Planetary Defense Library is Defending Planet Earth: Near-Earth Object Surveys and Hazard Mitigation Strategies: Final Report (June 2010), by the National Research Council. The 132 page book is available for free download or … Continue reading

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National Space Society Announces "NSS in Second Life" Machinima Contest Winner

The National Space Society announces that the winning video in the 2010 NSS in Second Life Machinima Contest is “Dreamer’s Journey” by Rocksea Renegade. Second Life is an online 3D virtual world where participants can interact as avatars. Machinima is … Continue reading

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Space settlement is the alternative to a pessimistic future

NSS Senior Operating Officer Mark Hopkins writes on Alternative Futures in the latest issue of Ad Astra magazine: Because the Earth is running out of resources, the media is full of stories about our limited future. The public has been … Continue reading

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Recent NSS Book Reviews

In case you missed any of them, here are some space book reviews recently added to the NSS website book review section: The New Space Race: China vs. the United States, By Erik Seedhouse. The “race” with China for the … Continue reading

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Human Spaceflight Program Final Report Now Available

The Review of U.S. Human Spaceflight Plans Committee, chaired by Norman Augustine, has issued its final report which is available online in the NSS website Space Policy Library.

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Financial and Organizational Analysis for a Space Solar Power System

A ground-breaking new paper on space solar power has just been added to the online NSS Space Solar Power Library. The paper is: “Financial and Organizational Analysis for a Space Solar Power System: A Business Plan to Make Space Solar … Continue reading

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